Planned Parenthood Sues Center for Medical Progress Over Undercover Videos

Planned Parenthood sued the Center for Medical Progress in federal court on Thursday over the group’s undercover videos showing medical officials discussing the sale of fetal body parts. The lawsuit, filed in federal district court in San Francisco, marks the first legal move Planned Parenthood has taken against the anti-abortion group, The Hill reports. Planned […]

Clinton: Sanders Would ‘End All Kinds of Healthcare We Know’

Hillary Clinton is doubling down on her attacks on rival presidential candidate Bernie Sanders’s healthcare plan, warning that he would “end all kinds of healthcare we know.” “The bulk of what he is advocating for is a single-payer healthcare system, which would probably cost about $15 trillion,” Clinton said Thursday on MSNBC’s “The Rachel Maddow […]

N.Y. Court Upholds $13,000 Fine Against Farm Owners Who Refused to Host Gay Wedding

A New York appellate court upheld Thursday a $13,000 judgment against the owners of Liberty Ridge Farm for refusing to host a same-sex marriage on their property. Cynthia and Robert Gifford, who own the 100-acre farm in Rensselaer County, violated the state’s Human Rights Law when they declined for religious reasons a September 2012 request […]

US Pledges $4 Billion to Speed Self-Driving Cars

US Pledges $4 Billion to Speed Self-Driving Cars The US administration pledged Thursday to help clear the way for autonomous vehicles with an investment of $4 billion to fund research and testing projects. US Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx made the announcement in Detroit, flanked by executives from Google and auto manufacturers General Motors, Ford Motor […]

Obamacare Penalty Fee Increasing Sharply in 2016

The Obamacare tax is set to hit particularly hard this year, and federal and state officials are hoping the threat of a $1,000 tax bill will finally be enough to prod reluctant Americans to sign up for the president’s controversial health law. California officials spotlighted the “individual mandate” in particularly blunt terms Wednesday, saying time […]

Obama Wants to Reset Clock on Medicaid Expansion

President Obama wants to sweeten the deal for 19 states that have refused to expand their Medicaid programs under Obamacare, saying Congress should reset the clock on generous federal matching funds that were set to wind down after this year. Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards, a Democrat, moved to expand Medicaid on the first day […]

NIH Funding Critical for Cancer ‘Moon Shot’

During his last State of the Union address, President Obama uttered a statement that elicited rare cheers from lawmakers in both parties. “For the loved ones we’ve all lost, for the family we can still save, let’s make America the country that cures cancer once and for all,” the president said Tuesday. Obama said he […]

Huelskamp on Obama’s Legacy: He Will Be the Planned Parenthood and Food Stamp President

When asked about President Barack Obama’s legacy ahead of his State of the Union address on Tuesday, Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-Kan.) said he would be remembered for his support for the nation’s largest abortion provider and for increasing the number of people receiving federal food assistance. CNSNews.com asked Huelskamp if Obama’s recent veto of the reconciliation bill passed […]

Justice Department Indicts Supplement Companies Endangering Consumers’ Health

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) is cracking down on a number of dietary supplement manufacturers who are being accused of breaking the law by lacing their products with undisclosed, and in some cases illegal, ingredients; making false claims about their safety and efficacy; and deliberately misleading consumers as to their true contents. Benjamin C. […]